Arabsat participates in Arab Radio and Television Festival in Cairo

The Arab Satellite Communications organization (Arabsat) participates in the Arab Radio and Television Festival in Cairo -with a golden sponsorship- which will be held during the period from 8th - 12th December, 2012 in The Media Production City, Cairo - Egypt.

Eng / Khalid bin Ahmed Balkhyour President & CEO of Arabsat, stated, "Arabsat is always keen to participate and sponsor all Media events in the Arab world, During this event Arabsat will also present its new Satellites services that were recently launched to provide more satellite capacities to serve the HDTV broadcast and meet the expected demand for this service."

He also pointed out, "Arabsat has an integrated satellite fleet that provides all television broadcasting and satellite communications services with a full pack up in the orbit, he also added that Arabsat investments in building and operating this fleet of new satellites have reached more than $1.6bn, funded primarily from Arabsat revenue.

Mr.Balkhyour concluded, "Arabsat recently has been ranked the seventh in the world among the largest satellite operators worldwide."

It is worth mentioning that Arabsat has recently signed a contract for manufacturing and launching its sixth generation satellites, which will be launched in the coming years to ensure Arabsat leadership for satellite communications and satellite broadcasting in the region and also to ensure the diversity of all Arabsat services delivered and the development needed to meet all its customers requirements .